Candia Hinds is Miss Plus Size & Elegance 2013
Candia Hinds emerged victorious when the 2013 Miss Plus Size and Elegance pageant was held on Friday January 1st.
The thirty three year old who represented the North East and the community of Goodwill, outshined the three other competitors at the show which took place at the Old Mill Cultural Center.
Ms. Hinds stated that, it was very difficult to win this show as she struggled to obtain sponsorship, and had to do most of the preparations on her own.
However she is very thankful that her hard work paid off.
Ms. Hinds stated that without her valuable sponsors this would not have been possible.
She made special mention to sponsors such as; Julie’s Boutique, Old Stone Bar and Grill, Sukie’s Enterprise, and Unique Touch among others.
Ms. Hinds got awards for Best in Professional Wear and Miss Photogenic.
She had the crowd’s eye glued on her which earned Best in Swimwear.
She also won Best Lingerie.
Ms. Hinds was also given an award for the contestant who sold the most tickets for the show.
As Miss Plus Size and Elegance 2013 Ms. Hinds said she plans to embark on a project, where she will form a council to help the youths to get out of the streets, in an effort to curb the high instances of crime and violence.
Best in Creative Wear, and Best in Evening Wear went to Ms. Kishma Joseph who was the First Runner-up.
Best Talent, Miss Amity, went to Ms. Beverly John who was the Second Runner-up.
Most Improved Contestant and Miss Intelligence went to Ms. Allie Guiste who was the Third Runner-up.
All the contestants competed in seven rounds including; introductory speech, professional wear, performing arts, swimwear, creative wear, lingerie wear and evening wear segments.
The show was another production of Davina Henry’s D’s Dynamic Productions.